Meaning of Liff: VALLETTA to VOBSTER
(Liff words collected: 550)
VALLETTA : (n.) An ornate head-dress or loose garment worn by a person in the belief that it renders them invisibly native and not like a tourist at all. People who don huge conical straw collie hats with 'I Luv Lagos' on them in Nigeria, or fat solicitors from Tonbridge on holiday in Malaya who insist on appearing in the hotel lobby wearing a sarong know what we're on about.
VANCOUVER : (n.) The technical name for one of those huge trucks with whirling brushes on the bottom used to clean streets.
VENTNOR : (n.) One who, having been visited as a child by a mysterious gypsy lady, is gifted with the strange power of being able to operate the air-nozzles above aeroplane seats.
VIRGINSTOW : (n.) A Durex machine which doesn't have the phrase 'So was the Titanic' scrawled on it. The word has now fallen into disuse.
VOBSTER : (n.) A strain of perfectly healthy rodent which develops cancer the moment it enter a laboratory.
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